Description:  Swim Team Coach (Metro Marlins)
Metro Marlins is a year-round competitive swim program located in Orono, MN. We are looking for two coaches to assist with our younger age swimmers (6-12) and if interested the older group as needed (13+). Previous coaching experience is preferred, though not necessary if you have a background in competitive swimming. 
This position could consist of 6 to 20 hours a week depending on the group(s) coaching and personal availability. During the Fall, Winter and Spring season practices are primarily 6-9pm (Mon. thru Fri). Compensation will be based upon experience and is highly competitive to other area swim programs. Preferred start date as soon as possible.

Job Summary

  • Responsible for conducting swim practices and supporting program priorities.
  • Monitor and ensure participant safety at all times.
  • Create conditions which ensure an enjoyable experience for children.
  • Work collaboratively with Community Education staff to implement a philosophy that is supportive of participants’ development in the swimming skills targeted through the activity.

Work Schedule:  This is a part-time position.  Time commitment will range between 6-20 hours per week at practices, with meets a possibility based upon need. 

Qualifications

  • Experience working with children and background in aquatics preferred
  • Knowledge of current swimming techniques and policies
  • Must be a USA-Swimming certified coach or capable of attaining certification.
  • Thorough knowledge and application of swimming and water safety skills.
  • Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid, Safety Training for Swim Coaches certification is a plus.
  • Effective teaching and/or practice management skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in collaboration with others.
  • Understanding of the role of parent involvement and the ability to collaborate with parents.
  • Commitment to supporting the whole child in their pursuit of high levels of mastery of skill within the program.

Bargaining Group and Level: NA

Pay Rate:  Commensurate with Orono Community Education pay scale for coaches.

Application Procedure:
All applicants must apply online at:     http://bit.ly/oronojobs
or   www.orono.k12.mn.us   >>  District Office  >>  Human Resources
District Website:  www.orono.k12.mn.us

Contact:
Tiffany Clifton, Director of Community Education
952-449-8351     tiffany.clifton@orono.k12.mn.us 
   
Dr. Scott E. Alger, Executive Director of Human Resources
952-449-8370      scott.alger@orono.k12.mn.us